IOC: International Olympic Committee.
Olympic Committee, The International Olympic Committee’s 14th World Conference on Sport for All will take place in Beijing, China, from 20 to 23 September 2011.
Hosted by the Chinese Olympic Committee and the Beijing Municipal Government, the Conference will be organised by the Beijing Olympic City Development Association (BODA). The World Conference on Sport for All has, since its formation, been dedicated to promoting broad dissemination of the sport for all philosophy globally. It pursues the promotion of health, fitness and well-being, and aims at encouraging more people of all ages and abilities to participate in sports activities and experience the Olympic values.
“The World Conference on Sport for All provides an ideal forum for international exchanges of ideas and experiences aimed at realising the Olympic ideal, which states that sport is a right belonging to all individuals, without any kind of distinction,” said Liu Qi, Chairman of the Beijing Olympic City Development Association
As one of the youngest Olympic cities, Beijing has recently experienced a boom in Sport for All activities, and as such will be a vibrant meeting point for Sport for All experts from around the world.